Learning A Response to Ageing
The project LARA seeks to support adult educators in developing responsive teaching and learning. By providing time for reflection, consideration of good practice from within Europe, review of the attitudes to and the realities of ageing, opportunities to self-audit existing professional skills and action plan for new ones the project makes a contribution to the competence of adult educators within partner countries and within Europe.
Ageing as a theme enables practitioners to work together on something that affects every individual. Ageing can impact on learning whenever and wherever it takes place and has implications for the full range of educational activity from motivation to learn through to application of what has been learned. Adult educators are challenged to review and update their attitudes to the conception and purpose of learning. The project will enable them to do this with their peers in a supportive environment.
The LARA project has resulted in a number of products that together provide a body of information about learning and ageing.